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Noun1.Ceratitis - Mediterranean fruit fliesCeratitis - Mediterranean fruit flies    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Ceratitis capitata, medfly, Mediterranean fruit fly - small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit
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Chemical alternatives to malathion for controlling Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae), and their side effects on natural enemies in Spanish citrus orchards.
Procurement Supply dry bait traps with food attractant and insecticide used to reduce the population of Ceratitis capitata Wied in the campaign against this scourge in Valencia.
All penitrems show convulsive and insecticidal activities against the hemipteran Oncopeltus fasciatus and the dipteran Ceratitis capitata (Gonzalez et al.
Ceratitis and blindness may be observed when ZZ develops in the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nevre, osteonecrosis and dental shedding may be observed when the maxillary or mandibular branches of the trigeminal nerve are involved, eruption in the outer ear way and hard palate and facial paralysis (Ramsey Hunt syndrome) may be observed when the facial nerve is involved and ophthalmoplegia, optic neuritis or both may be observed when the occulomotor nerve is involved.
1999) recorded only two species from the islands: Dacus etiennellus Munro and Trirhithrum nigerrimum (Bezzi), while Kassim and Soilihi (2000) listed three additional named species: Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett), Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) and Neoceratitis cyanescens (Bezzi), plus two unidentified Dacus spp.
Pathogenicity of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metsch) and Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) to three adult fruit fly species: Ceratitis capitata, C.
2000), with an additional, unconfirmed record on Ceratitis nigra Graham.
de Influencia de tratamentos termicos na eliminacao de Ceratitis capitata em frutos de goiaba (Psidium guajava L.
Herpes defeats mucous membranes because of it's neurotropism and destructive actions to the central nervous system, that is why herpes can cause encephalitis, meningitis, ceratitis or conjunctivitis.
Toxic effects of lemon peel constituents on Ceratitis capitata.
Effect of physiological state of young Ceratitis capitata females on resource foraging behavior.